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by Sarah-Frances Lyon (sflyon@gwu.edu)

The cat over the moon. The moon jumped over. The cat jumped over. Moon.

Did that make sense to you? Me neither. But that’s what reading, writing and math are like for me. Words, numbers and symbols that make sense to others come off as gibberish to me. Things that are suppose to tell a story, give directions, communicate a thought or solve an equation are a constant battle and source of stress to me. The very things that guide others through the world are the things that keep me from experiencing it in the same way.

I have Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dysgraphia. ...continue reading "Learning Disabilities Outside the Classroom"

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